This week, Grade 12 students in Mrs. Patrascu’s class completed their centripetal force lab. With a timer and a rubber stopper attached to a string, students discovered the relationship between the centripetal force and period of a rotating object.
This Thursday, the Grade 12 TOPS students revisited Stratford to watch a production of King Lear. Dark and dramatic, Shakespeare’s great tragedy moved the students with Colm Feore’s impeccable acting in a magnificent example of modern theatre.
TOPS students explored the wonderful world of literature and theatre in the city of Stratford, where all got the opportunity to experience the magic of Shakespeare in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, tap dance in Crazy For You, and soar through the magical world of Alice Through The Looking Glass.
This week, Grade 12 English students began analyzing Sophocles’ Oedipus the King for connections to contemporary media. After investigating how Oedipus has influenced literature, movies, and television, students presented their findings to the class. Topics ranged from The Simpsons to The Great Gatsby.